Retired Air Force Colonel: “I didn’t serve 20 years to come home and have politicians trash the Bill of Rights”

On Thursday in Pittsburgh, speakers lined up to take the microphone one after another during a heated four-hour hearing on the city’s proposed gun control. One of the speakers was Val Finnell, a member of Firearm Owners Against Crime, medical doctor, and former Air Force colonel. He came to the hearing bearing a petition, reportedly […]

Attorney General Nominee: Reg Flag Laws Are “The Single Most Important Thing We Can Do In the Gun Control Area to Stop Massacres”

As called out by the National Association for Gun Rights online and Gunpowder Magazine, the President’s nominee for Attorney General, William Barr, made a startling statement regarding Second Amendment rights during his confirmation hearing: “I think that the problem of our time is to get an effective system in place that can keep dangerous firearms […]

UPDATE: Sebring Police Chief Tearfully Reports All Available Bank Shooting Details

Conference begins at the 5:55 mark. During a brief and heart-wrenching news conference this morning in Highlands County, Florida, officials released all the available information about yesterday’s SunTrust bank shooting. The video is not easy to watch. The shooter “knowingly and intentionally took the lives of five of our fellow community members,” Sebring Police Chief Karl Hoglund […]

Permitless Carry Bill Passes in South Dakota Senate

South Dakota is on a fast track to become the nation’s fourteenth state with nationwide constitutional carry after Senate Bill 47 passed on Tuesday with a 23-11 vote after about one hour of debate. Both the Senate and House currently have Republican majorities, the House even more than the Senate. The reason constitutional carry hasn’t been […]

Slate: Kavanaugh’s “Breathtakingly Expansive View of the Second Amendment” Signals a “Constitutional Revolution”

Naturally, the comedy far-left politics e-magazine Slate has taken interest in the first Second Amendment case SCOTUS has agreed to hear in a decade. The case challenges the city’s prohibition on transporting licensed, locked and unloaded handguns outside the city, and the Court’s decision could have far-reaching effects, as we discuss further here. Slate‘s take on this whole affair is […]

WA Lieutenant Governor Refuses to Attend ‘State of State’ Ceremony, Fearing Concealed Carriers

Yesterday,  Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib of Washington singled himself out as the only WA elected official who was absent from the state’s annual State of State ceremony. That means he wasn’t there to hear his fellow Democrat Governor Jay Inslee deliver the 2019 State of the State address. Again, every other statewide elected official was in […]

Woman Acquitted of First-Degree Murder Charge in Controversial Self-Defense Case

Victims of domestic violence sometimes use guns in self-defense against their spouses or even parents. After a six-day trial and a four-hour deliberation, a jury decided Monday that this was what happened between Ashley Hunter of Foristell, Missouri and her late husband, Nicholas Hunter. The couple had been wedded for under a year when the fatal shooting […]

Pittsburgh Mayor to DA Zappala: “Arrest Me” Over Proposed Gun Control Legislation

Tensions have been high in Pittsburgh over the last few weeks. After the city’s mayor, Bill Peduto, said he wanted to pass an “assault weapons ban” and red flag law within city limits, pro-2A activists rallied in protest. After all, such gun control measures passed by the city would defy Pennsylvania’s state-wide pre-emption law. Nevertheless, gun […]

Three Separate 2018 Studies Found Zero Evidence That Universal Background Checks Prevent Gun Deaths

Of all gun policies, universal background checks receive the strongest support from Americans on both left and right, as indicated by many surveys over the years. However, things aren’t always popular for good reasons. Case in point: Over this past year, three separate studies investigating the effects of comprehensive background checks (CBCs) have come up […]